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Henry Walton (American, 1804-1865) Portrait of "Mrs. Christiana Post Aged 43 Years 1835."

Auction:
2482
Lot:
394B
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Henry Walton (American, 1804-1865)

Portrait of "Mrs. Christiana Post Aged 43 Years 1835." Inscribed by the artist "Drawn by Henry Walton 1835" l.c., the subject identified in Henry Walton's distinctive ink inscription on the reverse. Watercolor on paper, 8 7/8 x 6 3/8 in., depicting the woman wearing a fancy white bonnet with blue ribbons and a black dress with a white ruffled collar, holding a book in one hand, one arm resting on a work table beside her set with sewing implements, in a molded tiger maple frame. Condition: Good, minor toning.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

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